HIV AIDS Stigma and education

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Daytona HIV Poz People Support Group

In a support group people with the same problem find ways to cope with and defeat the problem. For example, people with cancer form support groups to help each other cope. People who have survived traumatic experiences like rape or other forms of abuse come together to […]

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Positive Champions Educate About HIV/AIDS and Address Stigma

    Positive Champions Educate about HIV/AIDS and Address Stigma   by HPCNEF on 8/6/2012 Every 9 ½ minutes, someone in the US is infected with HIV. An estimated 1 in 4 individuals that have HIV don’t know it. Too often HIV-Positive people suffer the Stigma of […]

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Daytonans Join International Conversation About HIV/AIDS

Daytonans Join International Conversation About HIV/AIDS By James Harper Daytona Times Daytona Beach residents are among the 20,000 people from around the world gathered at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. Jeff Allen is one of the founders of the Positive Champions Speakers Bureau, which is […]

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HIV Outreach Network Urges People to Reach Out, Educate

HIV Outreach Network Urges People to Reach Out, Educate By Katie Kustura The Daytona Beach News-Journal One Daytona Beach man has never met his niece and nephew, and the reason might surprise you. Gary Richardson’s sister won’t allow him near her children because he is HIV positive. […]

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HIV ‘No Longer a Death Sentence’

HIV ‘No Longer a Death Sentence’ By Skyler Swisher The Daytona Beach News-Journal Richard Stokes received a death sentence 29 years ago. In 1983, he sat down with his doctor and learned he was HIV positive. The doctor gave him six months to live. ”At that time, […]

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29 Organizations Receive Support to Advocate for Sound HIV/AIDS Public Policy In 9 Southern States

AIDS United awards $1.4 million as part of the Southern REACH grantmaking initiative WASHINGTON, D.C. — March 15, 2012 — 29 community-based organizations in the Southern United States will have increased capacity to advocate for sound public policy that address the needs of those in the U.S. […]

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Local Man Continues Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Local Man Continues Fight Againts HIV/AIDS By Sidney Simmons Hometown News Jeff Allen, Chairperson of the Partnership for HIV/ AIDS Planning of Daytona Beach, is one of the many soldiers on the frontline in the battle against AIDS. Since 1995, Allen has been working behind the scenes […]

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